Gillware Data Recovery Blog

Every week Gillware solves hundreds of complex data recovery cases. We try to pick the most interesting cases to write about in our data recovery blog. Our lead blogger Will worked in our data recovery lab for over a year before joining our marketing team to assist with the data recovery blog. Gillware has performed data recovery services on just about every piece of storage equipment imaginable, even electronic holiday ornaments. Please subscribe and enjoy!

April 7, 2017
Burnishing tools in a professional data recovery lab

Recover Lost Files With Gillware

There are a lot of different ways that hard drives can lose data, from physical issues in which the sensitive internal components break down to logical […]
April 7, 2017
Hard drive failure recovery

Hard Drive Failure Recovery

Hard disk drives are really incredible inventions when you think about how much data they cram into such a small space (although that alone doesn’t seem […]
March 29, 2017
A hard drive power surge can fry the drive's printed control board (PCB)

Data Recovery Case Study: Recovering from a Hard Drive Power Surge

The client in this data recovery case study had a very terminally ill hard drive on their hands. Their hard drive wasn’t quite dead—at least not […]
March 10, 2017
WD Blue hard disk drive failure

Hard Disk Drive Failure Recovery Case Study: Hard Drive Not Spinning

The client in this data recovery case came to our lab after suffering a hard disk drive failure. Their Western Digital hard drive had stopped spinning […]
January 16, 2017
Surprise—the PCB had nothing to do with this client's HDD failure

HDD Failure Case Study: Getting a Second Opinion

Hard disk drives, like everything else, eventually stop working. No matter how well you care for your computer’s internal hard drive or your external hard drive, […]
December 5, 2016
Smoking Hard Drive

Hard Disk Repair Case Study: Fixing a Smoking Hard Drive

Someday, the hard disk drive inside your computer may become a fire hazard. In this data recovery case, our client came to us for our hard disk […]